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Create Your Online Store

Founded: Jan 2005

Ottawa, ON, Canada


Shopify is an ecommerce platform that allows individuals and businesses to create online stores. Shopify currently hosts over 50,000 active online retailers, including: Gatorade, Amnesty International, General Electric, Tesla Motors, LMFAO, Foo Fighters, Encyclopedia Britannica, Tata Group, Evisu Jeans, GitHub, Evernote, and more.

Shopify was founded in 2006 by Tobias Lutke, Daniel Weinand and Scott Lake, three snowboarding enthusiasts who wanted to create a better way to sell their snowboards online.

Shopify has raised $22 million in Series A and B funding from Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark Capital, Felicis Ventures, and Georgian Partners.